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Seminar on Engineering Projects Development in ASEAN Member Countries

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Date, Time & Venue
Wednesday, 25 November 2009
Theatre II, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Association of Engineering Professionals in Society (AES) is organising a “Seminar on Engineering
Projects Development in ASEAN Member Countries” which will be held on Wednesday, 25 November 2009
at Theatre II of the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The aim of the Seminar is to explore how the engineering professional services in Hong Kong could facilitate
economic and business co-operation with ASEAN Member Countries. Senior government officials,
academicians and expertise in Hong Kong as well as from Guangxi, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia
and Macau, would be invited to share with us about their governmental policies in promoting economic and
business co-operation with the ASEAN Member Countries, and their plans in promoting and gaining
recognition of the contribution of the professionals to the social and economic developments in those
countries. There will also be display of industries including Biomedical, Testing & Certification, and Facility
Management, where Hong Kong have competitive advantages.

The Seminar is one of the activities held under the project entitled “Enriching Hong Kong Engineers’
Understanding of Practicing Requirements, Current and Future Engineering Industry Development in the
ASEAN Member Countries, and Competitive Strengths and Opportunities for Hong Kong Enterprises to
Enter the Market”, funded by the Professional Services Development Assistance Scheme (PSDAS) of the
HKSAR Government.

Tentative Programme

Welcome Remarks

Ir Dr the Hon Raymond HO Chung-tai, SBS, MBE, SBStJ, JP
Chairman of Association of Engineering Professionals in Society
Member of Legislative Council (Engineering Functional Constituency), HKSAR
Hong Kong Deputy to the 10th & 11th National People’s Congress of the PRC

Opening Address
Mr TSANG Chun Wah, John, JP, Financial Secretary,
Financial Secretary's Private Office, HKSARG

Keynote Addresses
Mrs LAU NG Wai Lan, Rita, JP, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, HKSARG

The Hon LEUNG Chun Ying, GBS, JP, Convenor of the Non-official Members of the Executive Council &
Chairman of The Hong Kong Coalition of Professional Services

Mr GAN Xiang Qun, Secretary of Party Group, Vice-chairman, Guangxi Association for Science& Technology

Representatives from Consulates in Hong Kong
Engr. Rocky H T WONG, Chairman of IEM Pro-ETI Bureau & The Head Commissioner of AFEO ASEAN Engineers Register (AER) Commission
Topic: Brand Malaysia Engineering Services - Shifting Paradigms of the Delivery System Domestically, Regionally & Internationally; Past, Present & The Future

Dr Bernardo M VILLEGAS, Senior Vice President & Dean of the School of Economics, University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P), The Philippines
Topic: The Philippine Economy on the Road to Recovery

Mr Ron LYE Khay Fong, Chairman, Titron Industries Ltd
Topic: Punching Above its Weight - How Singapore Did It

Representatives from Vietnam and Indonesia Consulates
Invited Speakers
Mr Fred LAM, Executive Director, Trade Development Council
Mr LEONG Man Io, President, The Macau Institution of Engineers

Registration Fee
Members of AES and supporting organisations: HK$500 / person; Non-member: HK$800 / person (early-bird registration before 25 Oct) or HK$1,000 / person. The fee includes a copy of Seminar Proceedings and tea breaks.

Registration Procedure & Enquiries
Please complete the registration form and return it together with the registration fee by a crossed cheque made payable to “Association of Engineering Professionals in Society Ltd - PSDAS-9” OR 「工程界社促會有限公司」. Please send the form and cheque to the Secretariat c/o Centre for Research & Professional Development, Room 1103 Kowloon Investment Co Ltd Building, 2-12 Bute Street, Kowloon. For enquires, please contact Ir K P Yim, Chairman of the Organising Committee, at 9831 1542 or the secretariat at Tel: 2796 1638 or Email: info@crpd-hk.com.

The seminar is designed for 6-hr CPD-day. Attendance certificate will be provided after the event.

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